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Ian S. Soriano, MD, FACS

Ian S. Soriano, MD, FACS Physician

NSQIP Champion, Pennsylvania Hospital Surgery Clerkship Site Supervisor, Pennsylvania Hospital Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

Languages spoken:

  • Filipino
  • Tagalog

Dr. Soriano is employed by Penn Medicine.

Patient Satisfaction Ratings

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Clinical Specialties


  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Centers:

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 2007

Clinical Expertise:

  • Appendix Cancer
  • Bariatric Revision Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery Counseling
  • Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch
  • Carcinoid of the Stomach
  • Carcinoid Tumors
  • Colon Tumors
  • Da Vinci Robotic Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Duodenal Switch
  • Esophagogastric Junction Cancer
  • Gastric Banding
  • Gastric Bypass Surgery
  • Gastric Pacemaker
  • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GIST)
  • Gastroplasty
  • Insertion of Gastric Balloon
  • Intestine Cancer Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery (LAGB)
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Stimulator Placement
  • Laparoscopic Removal of Gastric Restrictive Devices
  • Laparoscopic Revision of Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Morbid Obesity
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Obesity Surgery
  • Post-Bariatric and Weight-Loss Surgery
  • ROSE Procedure
  • Roux-En-Y Bypass
  • Small Bowel Cancer
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer (Gastric Cancer)
  • Stomach Stapling
  • Stomach Tumor Surgery
  • Stromal Tumor of the Intestine
  • Surgical Weight Loss
  • Vertical Banded Gastroplasty
  • Weight Gain After Bariatric Surgery
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Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Clover Health Plan
  • CVS Health
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • eLAP Services
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthPartners Medicare
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Homestead Smart Health Plans
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Keystone First Medicare
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oscar Health Plan of PA
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Health and Wellness (Centene) Medicare
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Health Care/LGH
  • Provider Partners Health Plan
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Remedy Partners at Penn Medicine
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan
  • Veterans Choice Program

Education and Training

Medical School: University of the Philippines College of Medicine
Residency: Mount Sinai Medical Center
Residency: Albert Einstein Medical Center
Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Florida


American College of Surgeons (Fellow), National American College of Surgeons, Metropolitan Philadelphia Chapter, Local American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, National Americas Hernia Society, National International Federation of Surgery for Obesity, International International Hernia Collaboration, International Philadelphia Academy of Surgery (Fellow), Local Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local Philippine Association of Laparoscopic & Endoscopic Surgeons (Honorary Fellow), International Robotic Bariatric Surgery Collaboration, International Robotic Surgery Collaboration, International Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, National Society of Asian Academic Surgeons, National Society of Philippine Surgeons in America (Fellow), International University of the Philippines Medical Alumni Society in America, International

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Soriano is employed by Penn Medicine.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Penn Presbyterian Medical Center: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.


Selected Publications:

Leyva-Alvizo A, Arredondo-SaldaƱa G, Leal-Isla-Flores V, Romanelli J, Sudan R, Gibbs KE, Petrick A, Soriano IS; ASMBS Foregut Committee: Systematic review of management of gallbladder disease in patients undergoing minimally invasive bariatric surgery Surgery for Obesity & Related Disorders : 2019 (Epub).

Soriano I, Diem S, Regan J, Rogers S: Reducing variation in surgeon practice to decrease the incidence of SSI in the colorectal population Presented at the 2019 American College of Surgeons Quality and Safety Conference, Washington, DC : 2019.

Shakir S, Piper M, Soriano I, Kanchwala S: Minimally invasive approaches to abdominal-based autologous breast reconstruction Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD : 2019.

Soriano I, Dumon K, Dempsey D: Benign gastric disorders Maingot's Abdominal Operations, 13th Edition : 507-530,2019.

Kanchwala SK, Soriano IS: Laparoscopic-assisted totally-extraperitoneal (LAP TEP) harvest of the deep inferior epigastric vessels for 2-stage single perforator free flap autologous breast reconstruction Surgical Endoscopy 33 (Suppl 1): S69,2019.

Mateo A, Anderson D, La Cruz Lucy D, Shakir S, Brooks A, Soriano I, Kanchwala S: Laparoscopic assisted DIEP flap harvest improves breast reconstruction outcomes Annals of Surgical Oncology 26 (2 Suppl): 156-157,2019.

Soriano I, Schuricht A, Kirkland M, McIntyre M, Schnapf A, Sabat M, Gallagher L, Wernsing D: Two-year outcomes after implementation of an enhanced recovery protocol for bariatric surgery Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 15 (10 Suppl): S144-S145,2019.

Telem DA, Qureshi A, Edwards M, Jones DB; WRS Task Force: SAGES climate survey: Results and strategic planning for our future Surgical Endoscopy 32 (10): 4105-4110,2018.

Rao R, Caskey RC, Williams NN, Morris JB, Dempsey DT, Dumon KR, Soriano I: Proficiency-based education in robotic inguinal hernia repair using simulation Journal of the American College of Surgeons 225 (4 Suppl 1): S180,2017.

Dallal Ramsey M, Pang John, Soriano Ian, Cottam Daniel, Lord Jeffrey, Cox Susan: Bariatric-related medical malpractice experience: Survey results among ASMBS members Surgery for Obesity & Related Diseases 10 (1): 121-124,2014.

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Academic Contact Info

Department of Surgery
800 Walnut Street, 20th Floor

Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (215) 829-8455
Patient appointments: 800-789-7366 (PENN)

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